The secret life of a Japanese-American pharmacist in a small town in New York. On the surface a model of propriety and serenity, he is torn by memories of his service in the Japanese army in World War II and the comfort woman he loved and could not save. By the author of Native Speaker Topics: Japanese Americans, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
A description in text and pictures of the various cars included in a freight train, from engine to caboose. Cars are convenient; planes are fast; buses are cheap; but not one of these conveyances holds a candle to a train--and Donald Crews proves it in this "color concept book of outstanding quality." The train moves slowly at first, then it picks up speed, zooming across the page in a majestic blur of color, speed, and sound. Full color Topics: Railroads, Color, Picture books, Railroad trains, Color, Picture books
Three deliveries -- The letter is dead -- Lost in the art -- Picasso's lie -- Worms, snakes, and periwinkles -- The geographer's box -- The man on the wall -- A halloween surprise -- The blue ones -- Inside the puzzle --Nightmare -- Tea at four -- X the experts -- Flashing lights -- Murder and hot chocolate -- A morning in the dark -- What happens now? -- A bad fall -- The shock on the stairs -- A maniac -- Looking and seeing -- Twelves -- Help! -- The pieces Topics: Vermeer, Johannes, 1632-1675, Art, Art
byThompson, Julian F; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
Arriving at what they believe is an exclusive school, five sixteen-year olds are unaware that they have been sent there to be exterminated and that their teacher is a murderer for hire Topics: Horror tales, Horror stories
The text and illustrations in this book have received the approval of the Islamic Research Academy of El-Azhar, Cairo Topics: Muhammad, Prophet, d. 632, Islam, Badr, Battle of, Badr Hunayn, Saudi Arabia, 624, Ditch, Battle of...
A collection of stories and poems about Muslim children from a variety of backgrounds, focusing on the celebration of holidays and practices of Islam Topics: Islamic religious education of children, Islam, Islam, Islamic stories, Islamic stories, Islam
Retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land Topics: George, Saint, d. 303, George, Saint, d. 303, Folklore, Knights and knighthood, Dragons
"With this edition of Tea with Sister Anna..., Harvey celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Hollins Abroad-Paris program of Hollins University."--p.  Topics: Lester, Anna McNulty, 1862-1900, Harvey, Susan Gilbert, Hollins University. Hollins Abroad Program,...
bySasaki, Chris; Howell, Troy, ill; Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946. Time machine
An abridged version of the science fiction novel about the scientist who invents a time machine and uses it to travel to the year 802,701 A.D., where he discovers the childlike Eloi and the hideous underground Morlocks Topics: Time travel, Time travel, Science fiction
George the stegosaurus tries to help twins Joan and Joey Brown save their mother's ranch, but his enthusiasm gets everyone into trouble Topics: Stegosaurus, Dinosaurs, Ranch life, Adventure and adventurers, Humorous stories, Stegosaurus,...
"Beautiful bilingual retelling for children of a folktale from Chiapas that explains how colors were created, why people differ in color and ways of thinking, and why the macau sports all the colors. Excellent translation; stunning illustrations. A remarkable book"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58 Topics: Mayas, Colors, Tales, Spanish language materials